• Certified Sterile Processing Technician SPD Tech

    Job Number
    228801
    Facility
    Banner Del Webb Medical Center
    Department
    Sterile Processing Dept-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Sun City West
    Work Schedule
    Evening
    Position Type
    PT: Part-Time
    Posting Category
    Surgery Services
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    At Banner Health, we believe that “leadership matters” and is a key component to providing excellent patient care. Join a nationally recognized leader that values excellence, and begin making a difference in people’s lives.

     

    Banner Del E. Webb is currently an ACS level IV Trauma Center with a total of 10 surgical suites.  We are on our journey to become the destination of choice for total joint replacements and the orthopedic Center of Excellence.  As we, at Banner Del E. Webb, look to continue to advance and provide state of the art advances you will find Stryker 4K 1588 Advanced Imaging Modalities (AIM): ENV, IRIS, Clarity, DRE and Desaturation for Laparoscopic and Arthroscopic procedures; top of the line ENT navigation featuring the 3D electromagnetic Medtronic S8 AxiEM Fusion; and our orthopedic MIS spine procedures have the ability to utilize the Brainlab Airo® 32-slice helical scanIntraoperative CT.

     

    So why should you choose us? It is simple…This is your chance to stand out and continue to learn and stay on the cutting edge of technology. Help others achieve their best self as you with with an amazing team of techs.  

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Del Webb Medical Center
    Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 366 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.

     

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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    Responsible for the proper care and handling of all general and specialty instruments including the cleaning, decontamination, instrument identification, assembly, packaging and distribution, and sterilization of surgical instrumentation.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Decontaminates, assembles and packages all instruments following established protocols as well as perform necessary repairs, reassembles and stores specialized surgical instruments. Prepares all order requests as necessary for replacement parts for instruments and additional equipment as necessary or upon request of physicians.

     

    • Maintains a clean and safe environment by adhering to Standard Precautions and Infection Control practices. Staff will don proper Personnel Protective equipment (PPE), follows protocols for decontamination process referencing Instructions for Use (IFU) supplied by the manufacturers.

     

    • Identifies instruments for all specialties and assures proper function. Follows protocol for repair or replacement of instruments that are not functioning properly. Assembles and packages all instrumentation and sets according to dept. protocol. Utilizes equipment according to the manufacturers recommendations and hospital policy.

     

    • Operates steam autoclaves, ETO and Gas Plasma sterilizers. Maintains appropriate logs and records relating to the sterilization process, including the Ethylene Oxide Aeration Records, Sterilizer Load Records, and Biological Monitoring Records.

     

    • Responds to problem calls from the Operating Room and performs preliminary investigation. Determines priority level of instrumentation and equipment requests and other hospital needs. Directs services in a competent and professional manner while assuring OR priorities are completed in a timely manner.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires current national certification as a SPD Technician, Certified Registered Central Service Technician or Surgical Instrument Processor and relevant experience with sterilizing instruments which qualifies the candidate for the national certification exam or certified registration.

    Must have mechanical aptitude with the ability to break down moving parts, clean, lubricate and reassemble, problem solve incomplete trays and missing instrumentation and have effective organizational, communication and human relation skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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